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    Merging Partition back in

    Right, I have a problem. I've set up a partition on my hard drive a good 2-3 years ago to split my personal files from my system files, C and D
    now lately the hard drive went full and I bought a new 1 TB one. i transfered all my files from D to E(new one) but now I can't seem to figure how to get my C and D merged together again.

    I'm using windows XP with the service pack 3 if that's any use.

    so basicly i want the 193gb of un assigned empty data (D)merged with the 39 gb of my system data(C) but i can't seem to figure out how, if anyone knows how please post (also any guides in english will work since i can figure out the translation by myself)

    thx and please ask if you need any more info

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    Most 3rd party partition managers can resize partitions freely. So basically you delete the D partition ccompletely and then resize C to be whole disc sized. I'm not sure if Windows partitioner does it.
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    I used a Linux utility to do it with the drive I wanted it on, as it was the drive Windows was on and I couldn't move those used files. You can usually do a livecd boot and do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ant1pathy View Post
    I used a Linux utility to do it with the drive I wanted it on, as it was the drive Windows was on and I couldn't move those used files. You can usually do a livecd boot and do it.
    Yeah windows CD will do it IIRC for XP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dethh View Post
    Yeah windows CD will do it IIRC for XP.
    Can you do it and retain all the information with the Windows cd? I needed to keep C intact, while merging the space from C and D.

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    I dont think Windows partitioner can do that, you need some third party tool, or use Linux live CD to do it.
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    I've always used Gparted, which is a linux util.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cilraaz View Post
    I've always used Gparted, which is a linux util.
    I think that's the one I used. I had that, and a gentoo distro...

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    thanks guys this worked (I just googled partition tool after reading what you guys said)

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